A female suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest has been arrested in the district of al-Meqdadia, a source said Saturday.
The terrorist was arrested before blowing herself up, the source added, noting local residents helped the security forces arrest the female suicide bomber.
"She was about to blow herself up near stores in central Meqdadia. But the security forces dismantled the explosive belt and arrested the terrorist," he noted.
The Iraqi capital Baghdad is witnessing
a state of insecurity and chaos as terror attacks target civilians.